UPDATE: Boothbay man found safe; Silver alert issued for Boothbay man

Posted:  Sunday, May 13, 2018 - 12:00pm

UPDATE: The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office has announced via a Facebook post that John Edwards has been found safe. The LCSO thanks all for your help.

Original post: A Silver Alert has been issued for 75-year-old John F. Edwards of Boothbay.

Maine State Police say Edwards has been missing since early Saturday morning. He  was believed to be driving his white 2008 Toyota Highlander with Maine license plate 4446GJ.

Edwards was reported missing by his wife and is believed to have left his Tavenner Road home around 4 a.m. Saturday. Edwards is described as 6'2", 220 lbs, and is bald and has early signs of dementia.

Anyone seeing Edwards or his SUV is asked to call 911.